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Here’s where to find Steve Case next Tuesday

The bus-bound investor is touring the startup offices of Biomeme, RJMetrics and Curalate, as well as Drexel's ExCITe Center and Penn's nanotech lab. Oh, and an ice cream stop.

Steve Case is coming to Philly and he's gonna visit the Franklin Fountain. (Photo via Philly Love Notes)

AOL founder Steve Case is coming through next Tuesday for this “Rise of the Rest” tour and we’ve got his schedule.
He’ll be visiting startups like RJMetrics and Biomeme (will they test Case’s DNA?), plus eating an ice cream sundae at the Franklin Fountain with Philly entrepreneurs. Solid day.
One thing to remember: only two of his stops are open to the public, the $100,000 pitch competition (RSVP here) and the happy hour (RSVP here), both at the National Constitution Center. Both are free, but organizers ask that you RSVP.
Archna Sahay, the city’s director of entrepreneurial engagement, coordinated the tour. Sahay, Philly Startup Leaders and Case’s team went on a dry run of the tour on Aug. 11.
“The final lineup was about identifying startup ‘hot pockets’ and other logistics (i.e. moving a giant bus from one part of town to another),” said spokesman Anthony Stipa.
Sahay is also helping to choose the startups on the list for the invite-only ice cream social.
Find Case’s schedule below, as provided by the local Rise of the Rest team. For some reason, sports guy Stephen A. Smith is involved.


8:15-9:30 a.m.
VIP Breakfast with founders, local political, business, and civic leaders
Location: Continental, 138 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
9:45-10:05 a.m.
Event: Tour of Biomeme
Location: 20 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
10:25-10:45 a.m.
Event: Tour of RJMetrics
Location: 1339 Chestnut St #1500, Philadelphia, PA 19107
11:05-11:35 a.m.
Event: Tour of Drexel ExCITe Center
Location: 3401 Market St, Philadelphia PA 19104
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Event: VIP Lunch with with founders, local political, business, and civic leaders
Location: Distrito, 3945 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
1:15-1:45 p.m.
Event: University of Pennsylvania Showcase
Location: Singh Nanotechnology Center, 3205 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
2:00-2:20 p.m.
Event: Tour of Curalate
Location: Curalate, 2401 Walnut St, Suite 502, Philadelphia, PA 19103
2:35-3:05 p.m.
Event: Ice Cream break
Location: Franklin Fountain, 116 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
3:15-3:50 p.m.
Event: $10,000 Philadelphia Student Speed Pitch in partnership with Blackstone Charitable Foundation
The $10,000 student speed pitch — a partnership between Rise of the Rest and Blackstone Charitable Foundation — will take place on the bus with roughly 10 students pitching. Steve Case, Amy Stursberg of Blackstone Charitable Foundation, and Steven Tang, President & CEO, University City Science Center, will serve as judges.
Location: On the Rise of the Rest bus
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Event: Pitch Competition for $100,000 and Fireside Chat with Steve Case (Revolution). Case will be interviewed by Kimberly Weisul (Editor-at-large of Inc.). Derek Anderson (Startup Grind) will moderate the pitch competition. Pitch competition with celebrity judges including Stephen A. Smith (American sports media personality) and Amy Stursburg (Blackstone Charitable Foundation).
Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Event: Startup Celebration with Steve Case. Free and open to the public and Happy Hour to award $100,000 to pitch competition winner
Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Companies: Biomeme / Blackstone Charitable Foundation / Curalate / Drexel University / RJMetrics / University of Pennsylvania

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